Loss of civilian pay, extended deployments, multiple family separations and expanded roles for the Reserves and National Guard has created an unprecedented level of financial duress and stress. Help alleviate the emotional and financial burdens placed on the men and women who have been called to serve our country by supporting their families at home.
A Marine was injured in Iraq while he was in a home and an IED exploded. He lost his left leg right above the knee and other shrapnel injuries. Request was for repair of his car (transmission, radiator, brakes, etc. plus special adaptation to pedals for his right prosthesis); and, a $300 Wal-Mart gift card.